homejoy

homejoy is an app that connects freelance cleaners to homes and businesses while allowing the cleaners to name their own price. 

The Challenge

“I wish I could find a cleaner without having to do the over the phone consultation.”
—Nancy 

“I’ve never hired a cleaner because I didn’t know the price before they were already hired.”
—Margaret

The Solution

An app where freelance cleaners can meet clients without an agent. The app allows the user to decide on who will enter their home and for what price.

Survey & Statistics

Before designing the user flow and the design process, it was crucial to gather data that supported the necessity for the app.

The average American spends over one hour a day cleaning house, folding laundry, scrubbing toilets, washing baseboards, & so forth. Approximately 15.7 days a year.

In a small survey done with 60 people, it was found that 23 people have not hired a cleaning service because they believe it’s not affordable.

reported stress from keeping up the household.

How it Works

Step One

Step Two

Step Three

Take a questionnaire so we know what you’re looking for from your cleaner.

Look through the options in your area based on your needs. Chat with local cleaners.

Confirm the cleaner, date and time. Then wait for your house to sparkle. 

User Flow

Identity

Primary Typeface: Brandon Grotesque

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Brandon Grotesque is a sans-serif typeface designed by Hannes von Döhr during 2009 and 2010. Spacing and kerning was done by Igino Marini of iKern. The typeface includes Thin, Light, Regular, Medium, Bold and Black weights. 

Logo

App Icon

Color Palette

baseboard blue

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ruby

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tidied teal

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polished

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med tidied teal

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lite tidied teal

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Icon Set

Badges

Visual Design

The final visual design was refined through user testing and following iOS guidelines. Finding typefaces, colors, icons, font sizes that are easy to read was critical to the end result.

questionnaire

questionnaire

questionnaire

service type

job agreement

check out

profile

editing profile

account settings

reoccurring services 

quantity of times

local cleaners

confirmation

menu